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5 Common Cocker Spaniel Health Problems

Tuesday May 08, 2018

  With their expressive eyes and ever-wagging tail, the Cocker Spaniel has become a familar and loved breed throughout many Australian homes. Ever willing to please, energetic and more than a little sensitive, American and English Cocker Spaniels are among the best companion breeds. But, like any breed of dog, they have some susceptibilities and…read more



Five Minutes With The Robust Jack Russel

Monday December 18, 2017

The Jack Russel is a hardy breed, very enthusiastic with a tonne of energy – originally bred to hunt foxes this little guy is driven, tenacious and rarely ill. If you’re looking for a hardy active breed with a strong sense of loyalty the Jack Russel is hard to overlook. Personality and Temperance Stubborn, fearless, loyal,…read more


Keep Your Dog Cool this Summer

Monday October 16, 2017

It seems that every month is in competition with the former month to be the hottest on record. Whilst this can certainly be uncomfortable for us it can be worse for your dog, so, with summer fast approaching we thought it a good time to offer you our tips to keeping Fido cool this summer.…read more


Where to Find Good Advice for Your Dog

Thursday September 21, 2017

It seems in recent memory that dog care has grown infinitely more complex. In previous decades, more than a few us wouldn’t think twice before feeding their dog a cooked bone. In this day and age, we wouldn’t dream of it. Likewise, remember dog chocolates? These days you have a choice between carob or yoghurts…read more


Dig In Dachshunds

5 Common Dachshund Health Problems

Thursday January 05, 2017

As anyone who owns one knows, Dachshunds are energetic, fun-loving dogs with an independent (and sometimes stubborn) streak. Seeming to possess almost limitless supplies of energy, it can be hard to tell when your dog is feeling a bit off. So that you’ve got a better idea of what to look out for, here are…read more


How much exercise does my dog need?

Wednesday November 23, 2016

Regular exercise not only helps your dog maintain a healthy weight, it also provides mental stimulation and burns up excess energy. But there’s no need to buy your dog a gym membership, invest in a doggy treadmill or head to doga (dog yoga). There are lots of ways to give your dog a daily fix…read more


3 effective natural flea treatments

Tuesday November 08, 2016

Aside from making themselves comfortable on your dog – often causing excessive itching and skin irritation, fleas also infest the home environment of their host pooch. So that means if your dog has fleas, your house probably does too!  Unless you’re in the midst of a full-blown flea infestation (where more aggressive treatment methods may…read more


Help! My dog has fleas

Thursday October 06, 2016

More than just annoying insects, fleas are the leading cause of itchiness and skin irritation in dogs. Aside from potentially causing extreme irritation and skin damage, fleas can also carry and transmit a number of potentially serious diseases in dogs, such as tapeworm. Dogs which are fed a nutritious, whole food based diet are more…read more


Pancreatitis in dogs – symptoms and treatment

Tuesday September 13, 2016

You share much in common with your dog, including the way your pancreas functions. A vital organ in both you and your dog, the pancreas releases enzymes to help break down and digest food, and produces hormones which help regulate blood sugar levels. Pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes inflamed, causing digestive enzymes to leak…read more


10 possible reasons why your dog is vomiting

Thursday August 25, 2016

Dogs can sometimes vomit because they’ve eaten something disagreeable or gobbled down too much food, too quickly. But vomiting can also indicate something far more serious – your dog may have swallowed a toxic substance, or may be suffering from a condition that requires immediate medical attention. Potential causes of vomiting include: Eating grass. Most…read more


Ringworms and how to treat them in dogs

Thursday August 11, 2016

We share many things with our canine companions – lots of love, play time and fun-filled exercise sessions. Unfortunately your dog can also inadvertently share less desirable things with us, such as a ringworm infection. Ringworm doesn’t have very discriminating tastes, and will readily spread between animals and humans. Despite its name, ringworm isn’t actually…read more


Tapeworm in dogs – symptoms and treatment

Thursday July 28, 2016

As friendly and welcoming as your dog may be, sometimes it’d be good if they weren’t such hospitable hosts. Take for instance the case of tapeworms. Growing to six inches long or more, these parasites commonly infect dogs, taking up residence in the intestines of their host. There are two main types of tapeworm: flea…read more


Intestinal dog worms and their symptoms

Thursday July 14, 2016

Worms are almost an inevitable part of dog life, but it’s important to know the types of worms your dog may become infected with, and to be aware of the potential symptoms of infestation. Your dog can become host to a number of unwelcome internal parasites throughout their life. In Australia, the most common intestinal…read more


10 most common dog health problems

Thursday June 30, 2016

We all want our dogs to be as happy and healthy as possible, and as your dog’s primary caregiver, it’s up to you to help keep them that way between vet visits. A fantastic way to help support your dog’s health is by regularly adding Dig-In Digestive Gravy Powder to their daily meal. In much…read more